QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 31, 2021 The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, in Québec show:

  • 425 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 389,224;
  • 373,538 people have recovered;
  • 1 new death, for a total of 11,286 deaths;
  • 131 hospitalizations, for an increase of 6 compared to the previous day;
  • 36 people in intensive care, for a decrease of 1 compared to the previous day;
  • 16,453 samples conducted on August 29.


·  23,594 doses administered are added, that is 22,200 doses in the last 24 hours and 1,394 doses before August 30, for a total of 12,340,055 doses administered in Québec. Outside Québec, a total of 87,184 doses were administered, for a cumulative total of 12,427,239 doses received by Quebecers.

To follow the evolution of the data on a daily basis, consult the open data or the INSPQ website at https://www.donneesquebec.ca/recherche/fr/organization/msss or at https://www.inspq.qc.ca/covid-19/donnees. Note that the number of cases, deaths and doses administered, in particular, may be subject to daily readjustment for previous days, due to a catch-up due to a delay in data entry.

A reminder concerning public health instructions:

To limit the spread of the coronavirus as much as possible, it is important to follow basic preventive measures such as hand washing, physical distancing, wearing a face covering and following the instructions in effect in your region.

Remember that in the event of symptoms, it is always essential to isolate yourself and consult one of the self-care guides or call 1-877-644-4545 (or the telephone code corresponding to the region concerned) to find out the measures to be taken.

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Last update: August 31, 2021